Hornsea Project Three Offshore Wind Farm

What happens next

Dates for the Examination can be viewed on the Examination Timetable page.

Notice of the Procedural Decision has been issued by the Examining Authority to Interested Parties in the Rule 8 letter; this includes information about how the Examination will be conducted and the Examination Timetable as currently set out.

See the Examination Timetable for further information.

If you have a legal interest in land affected by a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project and:

  • have not been identified by the Applicant; and
  • did not register to become an Interested Party;

then you can make a request to the Examining Authority to become an Interested Party under s102A of the Planning Act 2008.

Timeline (12 items)

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The Examination Timetable (Rule 8 letter) has been sent to Interested Parties

Procedural decision following Preliminary Meeting

09 October 2018
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The recording of the Preliminary hearing has now been published.

03 October 2018
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Preliminary Meeting takes place
02 October 2018
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The notification of Preliminary Meeting (Rule 6 letter) has been sent Read the letter

The letter also includes the draft Examination Timetable and Initial Assessment of Principal Issues.

04 September 2018
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The Relevant Representations submitted by the parties listed in the Applicant’s letter dated 25 July 2018, have been published.

03 September 2018
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The applicant has sent us a letter, explaining that some of the notifications that they sent about the opportunity to make relevant representations were returned undelivered. The applicant has sent further notifications to those parties only, and has allowed more time for them to make their representations by 23 August 2018. If you have received a further notification and wish to make a representation, please contact us at [email protected].

The relevant representations received up until 22 July 2018 have been published and any relevant representations received from those parties set out in the letter above, will be published when the further deadline has passed.

27 July 2018
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Relevant representations published on the website
26 July 2018
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Registration of interested parties closes
22 July 2018
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Registration of interested parties begins
14 June 2018
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The application has been accepted for examination

08 June 2018
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Decision on whether or not to accept the application for examination
08 June 2018
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Application received by the Planning Inspectorate
14 May 2018